Ron Kantowski, Las Vegas Review-Journal: That $500,000 check Nevada Las Vegas got for getting pounded at Wisconsin won't go toward paving the parking lots at the Rebels' Sam Boyd Stadium.
Rob Moseley, Eugene Register-Guard: The Pacific 12 is cracking down on Oregon fans who use the artificial noisemakers called "Duck lips" at Autzen Stadium.
Bob Condotta, Seattle Times: It has been 20 years since seven Washington players, returning to their native Southern California, were injured in an auto accident. A look at how the incident altered their careers and lives.
Sam McKewon, Omaha World-Herald: What happened to this one-game-at-a-time stuff? Nebraska athletic director Tom Osborne, looking ahead to the team's Oct. 1 game at Wisconsin, is encouraging Cornhusker fans to wear black attire to Camp Randall Stadium.
John Maher, Austin American-Statesman: Those sneaky Texas Longhorns. A review of the contract Texas has with ESPN for the Longhorn Network found that the team is covered under nearly all exit scenarios, including Texas leaving for another conference or becoming an independent.
Associated Press: Penn State sent a cease and desist letter to a small private Alabama prep school for using a logo that resembles the Nittany Lion.
Mike Strange, Knoxville News-Sentinel: Why your conference wishes it could be half as good as the SEC.
Michael DiRocco, Florida Times-Union: Why Jacksonville is one of the country's top college football markets.
Jon Solomon, Birmingham News: Auburn athletic director Jay Jacobs says the NCAA is reviewing areas throughout his department to ensure there is institutional control.
Tammy Nunez, Times-Picayune: Tulane students are lobbying for an on-campus stadium.
Taylor Branch, The Atlantic: The shame of college sports.